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maandag 11 juni 2018

Vietnam: Vietnam boosts farm produce sales in traditional markets

Vietnam boosts farm produce sales in traditional markets

Linking enterprises and farmers via the cooperative model is a practical requirement for Vietnam's agriculture to boost farm produce sales. This is a fundamental solution to surpass small-scale, unsustainable trade for years in Vietnam.

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MDF Training Course on "Writing Winning Proposals"

You have an excellent project idea and it now comes to the challenge of gaining access to funding. Should you respond to a request for services, call for proposals or approach the donor organisations directly? An attractive, convincing and honest proposal will increase your chances manifold.

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[Job Vacancy] Web Developer (2 or more years of experience) – Manifera

Manifera is looking for Web Developer (2 or more years of experience).

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FTA – An effective driver of exports

Vietnam has a great opportunity to increase its import-export revenue through the implementation of 10 free trade agreements (FTAs) which are being utilized effectively by enterprises.

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Legal framework for SEZs nearly ready

The three special economic zones (SEZs) are on the horizon as Vietnam is setting a legal framework, preparing for the establishment of the zones.

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Vietnam to retain three state economic groups by 2020

The government plans to retain only three State-owned economic groups of PetroVietnam, Electricity of Vietnam and Viettel Military Telecommunications Group by 2020, according to a government's report

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Cashew exports hit over US$1.3 billion in first five months

Vietnam exported 141,000 tonnes of cashew in the first five months of 2018, raking in more than US$1.39 billion, reported the Import-Export Department under the Ministry of Industry and Trade. The figures showed a rise of 21.4% in volume and 25.3% in value year-on-year.

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Retail receives a big boost in Vietnam

Vietnam's growing revenue from retail services and the number of newly-established enterprises have reflected the upward-trend of domestic purchasing power and retail-related activities.

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Abbott Introduces Breakthrough Infant Formula

HMO, a special immune boosting ingredient previously found only in breast milk, is now part of Abbott's Similac infant formula. Abbott announced the launch of its most innovative infant formula, Similac Eye-Q Plus with HMO (Human Milk Oligosaccharides), in Vietnam on June 4 in Hanoi; a groundbreaking development in infant nutrition science.

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Vietnam garment sector to boost export growth

The domestic textile and garment industry is expected to sustain growth in exports in the coming months, according to the Viet Nam Textile and Apparel Association (VITAS). Truong Van Cam, VITAS vice chairman and general secretary, said many textile and garment companies had signed contracts to produce export products in the third quarter of this year.

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Rubber exports see robust growth in May

May's rubber exports are estimated to have reached 93,000 tons, worth US$133 million, a rise of 31.7% in volume and 33% in value compared to April, and up 54.4% in volume and 32.1% in value against the same period last year, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade.

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New decree clarifies PPP projects

The Government will abolish administrative procedures for issuing investment registration certificates for Public-Private-Partnership (PPP) projects, according to the new governmental Decree 63.

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Technology can raise quality of agricultural products

New technologies are key to advancing the agriculture sector in Vietnam, as they can boost products' value to make them more competitive on the global market. Experts and specialists told a Vietnam Economic Forum conference that advanced technologies, including blockchain, could help companies, organizations and households in the agricultural sector raise productivity, save costs and create higher quality products.

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Ministry optimistic about fruit-veggie export prospects

With effective cooperation between farmers, businesses and State management agencies, Vietnam is likely to realise its goal of US$10 billion in fruit-vegetables export turnover by 2020. The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development is devising measures to increase the export turnover of fruits and vegetables to US$4 billion in 2018 from US$3.5 billion in 2017.

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Deputy Defense Minister Receives CEO of DAMEN Group

Deputy Minister of National Defense Sen. Lt Gen. Le Chiem received CEO of the Netherlands' DAMEN Group Rene Berkvens in Hanoi on June 7, voicing his delight at the fruitful bilateral cooperation in shipbuilding.

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Many businesses see bold hope for agriculture investment

Despite there being few investors in the agricultural sector, it has become attractive to multisector businesses in recent years, showing positive changes in investor opinion regarding the potential of the sector. Export markets for agricultural products have opened up, with many product types having strong consumption channels along with growing domestic demands, which have focused more on good quality products.

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East-West Seed Creates Opportunities for Students by Collaborating with VNUA

In Hanoi, on May 19, 2018, the Vietnam National University of Agriculture (VNUA) combined with about 70 companies from various fields organized the Job Fair in order to create a good chance for student graduated interact with companies in Vietnam. This is indeed a good opportunity for student understanding and grasp the labor market for their future career development.

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East-West Seed Continues Creating More Opportunities for Students – Field Visit for Advanced Students of VNUA

On May 22nd 2018 the Vietnam National University of Agriculture (VNUA) and East-West Seed organized the field visit for 35 Advanced Crop students. This visit covered four important crops: bitter gourd, sweet corn, cucumber and sweet pepper in Melinh, Hanoi. This is helped students apply their knowledge to real-world situations as they saw good farm practices firsthand, including how to grow and manage pests and diseases. In addition, market information, suitable soil and products were also shared by the company.

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WB: Vietnam's economy to grow by 6.8% in 2018

Vietnam's economy is forecast to expand by 6.8% in 2018, 6.6 percent in 2019 and 6.5% in 2020, according to the World Bank (WB)'s Global Economic Prospects.

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AkzoNobel Expands Its Product Catalogue for 2018

Leading paints and coatings company AkzoNobel, which produces the Dulux paint brand, continues to introduce new products that meet the needs of many sectors, including entertainment, health, commerce, and education.

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Commodity exchange offers opportunities for Vietnamese farm produce

The government has issued a new decree to create favorable conditions for Vietnam's commodity exchange, especially for transactions with foreign partners, in order to increase the competitiveness of Vietnam's farm produce.

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Lam Dong, Netherlands cooperate to develop new vegetable varieties

Dutch plant breeding company Rijk Zwaan and Lam Dong provincial agriculture sector reached an agreement on June 8 to promote the research and development of new vegetable varieties in Da Lat city.

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World Bank raises 2018 growth forecast for Vietnam

Revised estimate could see growth match that of last year, the highest in a decade. Vietnam's economy might expand by 6.8 percent this year, the World Bank (WB) says in a new report, revising upwards its previous forecast of 6.5 percent in April. It estimates GDP at 6.6 percent in 2019 and 6.5 percent in 2020.

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